Alan Paton Centre receives award

The inaugural Mayoral Tourism Awards 2013 was held on Friday, 27 September 2013 at the Pietermaritzburg City Hall. The Alan Paton Centre & Struggle Archives (APC) received an Award of Excellence in the Special Recognition category. The Mayoral Tourism Awards have been introduced to identify and recognize men and women and organizations that have strived and continued to make City of Choice a destination of choice. The APC was acknowledged for its contribution to tourism in Pietermaritzburg and was recognized for its role on the Alan Paton Literary Tour. The award is viewed as a means to celebrate recipients and to encourage high standard of practice for products and services in the tourism industry within the City of Pietermaritzburg.